CES 2016: Las Vegas, NV

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was a different beast altogether this year. Last year’s show saw me lost in literal seas of people, being marooned near some HDTV from Malaysia and having to find my way across to the island of car audio and new car technologies. This year, however, it seems there was some memo sent out by CES organizers that not everyone and their grandmother could attend. Walking in through those familiar Las Vegas Convention Center doors, I paused to enjoy the fact that I could breathe my own air and no one else’s. I could walk. I…

WaterFest Kruize 2011

If you’ve ever been on the Waterfest tour before, then a lot of what you read next is going to sound familiar. The alarm goes off around 5:30 AM, you take a quick shower, wake your buddies up off the couch and start going through the official Waterfest Kruize check list. “Full tank of gas. Check. Passports. Check. Loose change for the tolls. Check. Case of red bull. Double Check!” You’ve covered the essentials and now it’s time to make it to stop number one, Johnston Research and Performance (JRP) headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario. When you pull into JRP around…

Formula Drift Round 7 2014: Irwindale, CA

Written by John Pangilinan | Photos by Larry Chen Formula DRIFT Round 7: Final Fight Results; Daigo Saito Wins Finale and Chris Forsberg is Crowned Champion! Formula DRIFT returned to Irwindale Speedway for the 2014 Pro Championship season finale. Daigo Saito in the Achilles Radial Lexus SC430 takes the event victory. Chris Forsberg in the Hankook Tire Nissan 370Z wins his second career championship. Round 7: Final Fight held at Irwindale Speedway did not disappoint the sold out crowd with an action packed weekend that featured the Pro Championship, PRO 2 Championship, Offset Kings car show and more. The Driftstream…

Full Throttle 2010: Mirabel, QC

As one of Canada's most successful outdoor shows, Full Throttle attracts hundreds of custom/modified vehicles from Quebec, Ontario and northeast USA along with thousands of attendees from many regions. The location for this year's event was Circuit ICAR (International Center of Advanced Racing) in Mirabel, Quebec, just north of our nation's "party capital", Montreal. We exhibited at this year's event with our PASNATION event tour, sponsored by Yokohama Canada, Sony Canada an Pennzoil Canada. Our beautiful models helped on-site with promotions and giveaways. Everyone who has been to Montreal knows that the ladies are unforgettable and, at Full Throttle, the…